Christmas Day Buffet

We had a lovely buffet yesterday, this is what we had and it was enjoyed by all ...........

chickpea and chestnut bake squares

falafels

houmous

tomato crisps

couscous salad with cherry tomatoes, herbs, oil and lemon

bulgar wheat salad

olive dip

homemade bread ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_kmSalsNgM )

veg - cucumber, cherry tomatoes, peppers

grapes

tortillas

vegi deli ready to eat sausages chopped into cocktail size pieces

scotch chestnuts (veggie sausage scotch egg style with a chestnut filling)

brocoli and carrot puff pastry rolls

'sausage' rolls

'sausage' and cranberry rolls

stuffing balls (apricot and almond ones and cranberry festive ones)

carrot and raisin salad

fruity coleslaw

rice salad with mandarins, pecons and sunflower seeds

rice salad with spices, chestnuts and red onion

potato salad

pasta salad with red pepper, green pepper, tomatoes and olives

salsa

followed by

chocolate gateau (I used this recipe, using cider vinegar instead of white and apple sauce instead of oil with a slight reduction of sugar as the applesauce was sweetened and it was so so moist and everyone loved it! http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=6698.0 )I topped with whipped cream and tinned black cherries and a slight grating of chocolate! Yum Yum

ice cream layered dessert (coconut, peanut butter and banana layer, pineapple, mango and banana layer and blackberry and banana layer with a grated chocolate topping)

Unfortunately the guests arrived, as it was been put out and I didn't get a chance to take a picture!

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